Safeway - Almar Center Expansion

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Cruz
Document Title
Safeway - Almar Center Expansion
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Community Commercial (CC) / Industrial (IG) Community Commercial / Industrial

Document Description
The project consists of an Administrative Use and Design Permit to demolish an existing grocery store and a portion of a contiguous retail building and construct a new grocery store and retail building including outdoor seating areas and signage; a Variance to allow setback from build-to line; Administrative Use Permit to allow the grocery store to continue as a low-risk alcohol outlet; Special Use Permit to allow reduction in parking requirements for a cooperative parking facility; and Vesting Tentative Parcel Map to re-subdivide and reduce the number of parcels from four to three.

Contact Information
Michael Ferry
City of Santa Cruz
Lead/Public Agency
809 Center Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone : (831) 420-5118


Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Mission Street and Almar Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
003-051-029, 023, 024, 030
State Highways
1, 17
Union Pacific
San Lorenzo River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 91,826, Employees 180)
Local Action
Site Plan Use Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Public Services Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Resources Agency

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